Niki McDonald uses the tools and techniques of domesticity for urban sass and sustained self- expression. She has explored all things textiles and has a Bachelor of Creative Arts with a major in Textiles.
Her needlepoint tapestries and stitched pegboards capture urban faces, spaces and attitudes and the wool and stitches make the ephemeral permanent.
The sass of urban life balanced with the pace of needlepoint tapestry. I’m inspired by the ephemeral and drawn to the mechanical nature of my textile arts practice. Within the repetition and toiling is a space that allows me to connect with my intuition and inspires me beyond the daily grind. I’m saying that the colours and shapes from our streets empower our urban woman and give them sass and individuality.